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android/smssend AVG detects this highly active Android Potentially Unwanted Application and its 3 known variants.
What is android/smssend?
android/smssend is an android app that may potentially be adware or may compromise your personal information. These safety risks should be considered before installing an app detected as android/smssend. ... Read more
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How can I remove android/smssend?
If you believe your device has been infected with android/smssend, it is important to take action as soon as possible to remove it. There are several things you can do:
- Install an antivirus app for your phone, like AVG AntiVirus Pro, and use it to identify and remove all malware found
- Completely uninstall the infected android app
- If none of these virus removal options are succesful, you may wish to restore your android device to its factory settings
To keep your android device safe from android/smssend and other android viruses, and prevent any further infections, it is important to:
- Always read the permissions of every app before installing
- Avoid installing android apps from third-party websites or unreliable sources
- Always protect your device with a password
- Never view or share personal information over a public wi-fi network
- Choose an antivirus app for your phone, like AVG AntiVirus Pro, and keep it updated
- Use a backup or security application for the data stored in your android device
If you received a pop-up warning for android/smssend while you were surfing a website, chances are that the malware was blocked and there's nothing to remove.
If a file infected with android/smssend was found in your PC by your AVG AntiVirus software, choose the "Protect Me" option to allow it to remove the threat from your device, or simply delete the file manually.
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